Shadows on Brick Wall

I enjoy taking photos of shadows because they are interesting and unique.  I love the shapes and outlines that the shadows create. I saw a brick wall with a tree casting shadows on it. It looked like the tree was growing out of the wall and I thought that this would make an interesting photo.Continue reading “Shadows on Brick Wall”

Dogs in and around Toronto

I love capturing the beauty in things that most of us tune out. That’s why I enjoy taking photos of everyday objects. I think that for the most part, you can control shots of landscapes and objects. People and animals are a bit more of a wildcard. Just when you think you’ve set up aContinue reading “Dogs in and around Toronto”

Getting to know my DSLR camera

    I purchased my first Digital Single Lens Reflex camera for my trip to Ireland at the end of August 2013. I’ve taken quite a few photos using this camera. Some have turned out better than others. I want to take better photos and improve my skills. To accomplish my goal, I need to getContinue reading “Getting to know my DSLR camera”

Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact

  In previous post, I mentioned that I love black and white photography.  Colours affect the mood, vibe and overall impact of a photo.  Stripping out the colour can place more focus on the angles, shadows and tones. The photo on the left is the original photo that I took of an icy/snowy log at beach. Continue reading “Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact”

Love Shoes? Visit The Bata Shoe Museum

  Toronto has a museum dedicated to shoes.  The Bata Shoe Museum takes you on a journey showing you how shoes have changed throughout history. You get to see shoe collections from different cultures and Shoemaking Traditions From Around the World. The styles have changed, but it’s interesting that many of the elements used in shoe design still applyContinue reading “Love Shoes? Visit The Bata Shoe Museum”

My first trip outside of Canada

I took my very first trip in September. I went alone on Contiki’s Ireland tour. At first, I was a little nervous. I’ve never been outside of Canada, let alone travelled alone! But, it was an amazing experience. Ireland is absolutely breathtaking. I renewed my love with the potato, met some amazing people and saw beautifulContinue reading “My first trip outside of Canada”